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Troops, Garrison In Siachen Glacier Buried In Avalanche

April 09 2012


Rescue efforts continue after 130 Pakistani soldiers were buried in an avalanche on a glacier near India.

The avalanche took place at a base on Saturday morning in the Gayari sector of the Siachen Glacier in Kashmir, said a military spokesman, as reported by McClatchy Newspapers.

The Northern Light Infantry regiment's garrison headquarters were completely buried. Search dogs were dispatched, said the spokesman.

By Monday morning, no survivors or bodies had been found, and...

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